- Budget Survey -
Budget Director Valerie Sommerville recently conducted educational budget sessions for county legislators, elected officials, department heads and county fiscal staff to provide insight into the budget process and assist participants with their roles in that process. These sessions focused on process, structure and format, goal and priority setting, programmatic budgeting, outcome measures and best practices.
The April 19th educational budget session held for department heads and fiscal staff can be viewed here: http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=dutchessbo
Under the heading "Educational Budget Session - April 19, 2012"
The Dutchess County Budget Office serves the County Executive and his administration on all budgetary issues and is responsible for the preparation and oversight of the annual operating budget and capital budget. The Budget Office is also responsible for monitoring expenditures and revenues throughout the year to ensure compliance with the budget, analyzing the impact of New York State and Federal legislation on the county’s fiscal plan and assisting the County Executive’s Office and departments with special projects.
Dutchess County is required by Administrative Code to submit the County Executive’s Tentative Budget, including both the operating budget and the capital budget for the ensuing fiscal year, to the Legislature by November 1st. A final budget must be adopted by the Legislature for the next fiscal year by December 21st.
The detailed budget document and budget summary information are accessible on our website. The detailed budget document is also available for public viewing at the Budget Office and at Adriance Memorial Library.